Thursday, November 23, 2017

Live Review: Bear’s Den – The Bowery Ballroom, NYC

Bravo, Bear’s Den. For those who have and haven’t seen this dynamic British folk band live, there’s no doubt these guys exceeded everyone’s already...

Review: Marissa Nadler – July

  July is Marissa Nadler’s sixth release since her debut Ballads Of Living and Dying (2004). It follows on from The Sister (2012) and is...

Album Review: Sam Brookes – Kairos

Sam Brookes has created an album that is fantastic to make flapjacks to. I know this because I have done it and it was...

Live Review: Kathryn Williams – Cluny 2, Newcastle

St Patrick’s Day, 2017, “let’s make this the quietest place on the Earth today,” states Kathryn Williams and this is what this gig was....

Album Review: James Bay – Chaos And The Calm

Recipient of this years’ Critic’s Choice Award at the BRITS 2015, James Bay’s highly anticipated debut album Chaos And The Calm is a cheery, pleasant...

Live Review: Conor Oberst – BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn, NY

The mood and vibes of the concert atmosphere were already in place before one note was played at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn last Thursday, where...

Review: Paul Thomas Saunders – Descartes Highlands

For those of you out there who have a tendency to get a bit stressed out on the odd occasion and may need calming...

Live Review: José González – Academy 2, Manchester

It’s amazing to think José González originated from hardcore rock. His days of playing with rock band Renascence, whilst firmly based in the nineties,...

Review: Peggy Sue – Choir Of Echoes

Following their three-year radio silence, I was (naturally) thrilled by the news of Peggy Sue’s latest release, Choir Of Echoes. This haunting concoction of...

Live Review: The Head And The Heart – Rough Trade, NYC

I love music and I love seeing live music. I love discovering new venues and new bands. Last week I was lucky enough to...